Laurie S. Kiedrowski

Laurie S.
Kiedrowski
Partner
403-225-6413
Assistant: 
Jacqueline Pelletier
403-873-3717
Education: 
Admitted to the Alberta Bar, 2006
University of Calgary, LL.B., (third in class), 2005
University of Calgary, B.A., (with distinction), 2001
Overview: 

Laurie’s practice is concentrated in multi-family development and condominium matters, including both governance and litigation.

She advises developers, property managers, and boards of directors on matters relating to land, people, and overall governance. Laurie helps these clients with their business decisions, risk management, and people relations.

She is well versed and experienced with the Condominium Property Act and Regulation, and related case law.

Laurie sits on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Condominium Institute, South Alberta Chapter, as well as the Canadian Bar Association Residential Real Estate Sub-Section Executive.

Trade Publications

  • "Condominium Insurance – What Your Clients Need to Know", AREA Hub Monthly newsletter, February 2015
  • "LegalEase: New Construction Condominiums and the AREA Condo Resale Purchase Contract", AREA Hub Monthly newsletter, September 2014
  • "Condominiums", Legal Education Society of Alberta (LESA), Practice Manual, 2011
  • Assisted in preparation of course materials for the "Condominium 101" course, Canadian Condominium Institute, 2010
  • Assisted in preparation of course materials for the National Association of Condominium Managers Registered Condominium Manager Accreditation Exam, 2010

Teaching Roles

  • Guest Lecturer, Real Estate Development Certificate program, U of C, Continuing Education, April 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017
  • Guest Lecturer, Eclipse College Surveyors School, October 22, 2014, 2015 and 2016
  • Presenter, Canadian Bar Association Residential Real Estate Section, "Updates to the Condominium Property Act and Financing Issues", May 2014
  • Lecturer, Canadian Condominium Institute 100, 200, and 300 A.C.C. I. Designation Courses, 2007 – 2011
  • Steering Committee, National Association of Condominium Managers, 2009-2010

Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter, "So I bought a condo, now what...?", CCI South Alberta Evening Forum, May 2017
  • Presenter, "But it's only a 4-plex!" CREB Economic Forecast Conference, BMO Centre, January 2017
  • Presenter, Legal Panel, Alberta Condominium & Real Estate Conference, September 2016
  • Presenter, Case Law Update, CCI South Alberta Luncheon, June 2016
  • Presenter, Main Stage, HOMEXPO 2016 Condo Living 101 Seminar, January 2016
  • Presenter, Amendments to the Condominium Property Act - should any of the changes be Proclaimed, CCI South Alberta Luncheon, February 24, 2015
  • Presenter, “What happened to the Amended CPA and What’s New in Law?",CCI Luncheon, October 28, 2014
  • Presenter, Legal Panel, "Engaging Minds", Alberta Real Estate Association (AREA) Leadership Conference, June 2014
  • Presenter, "Condominium Law", Alberta Land Surveyors Assocation (ALSA) AGM, Banff, Alberta, April 2014
  • Presenter, “Function and Dysfunction: Condominium Corporation Meetings”, Canadian Condominium Institute (CCI), September 2012
  • Presenter, “Legal Liability of Condominium Managers”, Association of Condominium Managers of Alberta (ACMA), June 2012
  • Presenter, Legal Panel, Alberta Real Estate Association (AREA) Leadership Conference, May 2012
  • Presenter, "Tips n’ Traps in Condominium Conveyancing”, Canadian Bar Association Residential Real Estate Section, January and February 2012
  • Presenter, “Principal and Agency Law in Condominium Management”, Association of Condominium Managers of Alberta (ACMA), March 2011

Professional Associations & Activities

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association Residential Real Estate Section, Southern Alberta Branch, Executive, 2012 – present
  • Vice President,Canadian Condominium Institute (CCI), South Alberta Chapter, 2015 - present
  • Board of Directors, Canadian Condominium Institute (CCI), South Alberta Chapter, 2011 - 2015
  • Member, Government of Alberta Task Group for the review of proposed amendments to the Condominium Property Act 2015
  • Member, Association of Condominium Managers of Alberta (ACMA)
  • Member, Legal Advisors Group, Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA)